The Event

It’s been a few days since my event, so felt it was time to document and get it out there for people interested. On Monday evening I came home from work and because I am a wuss and it was cold and windy out I decided to run my 5k on the treadmill. I was... Continue Reading →

99 Days to go, May 2nd 2019

Here we are, this will be the 3rd full day in the hospital. It’s a wet day outside, supposed to snow later which makes me a little concerned about tomorrow, the, yes tomorrow I will be going to Edmonton, I was hoping it would have been today, but I assume someone is higher up on... Continue Reading →

“The Ward Pt I”

So here we go, with an IV pole between by legs, a porter pushing and Jenn packing all my personal belongings, we headed up to the ward. This is the place I would be staying until my discharge, so you could say it was step on to discharge. The Cardiac Ward is pretty large with... Continue Reading →

UP and Down in ICU

It has taken me a while to get back to the blog, I have just not felt the urge to write anything and only now, 10 days after surgery, starting to feel human again. So I thought I would give you are quick update of what went on after my surgery, Jenn did a great... Continue Reading →

D Minus 1 – Pre Clinic

So today was all about the pre-clinic, a time to meet lots of people and lots of new information to take in. We arrived a little early and struggled to find the place we needed to go, but eventually found the registration desk where we gave info and was given a restaurant like coaster they... Continue Reading →

D minus 4 – Up Your Nose

So today I started a regime of ointment up my nose today, something I was prescribed when I got my surgery date, the ointment is called Tara-Mupirocin and upon doing some research found it is to protect against getting a post operative infection, here is a good article that explains it. So anything that can... Continue Reading →

D Minus 5 – Huh!!

So how did all this surgery business come about? Well grab a cup of tea and a biscuit and I shall begin. Ok I don't know... I have to believe that it was just a combination of bad eating for a number of years and genetics, although my dad lived to 80 and my mom... Continue Reading →

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